FINALLY! Hooray! Yippee! About time! Whaddaya know? … and so on. It is with big smiles and a massive sigh of relief that we launch this new website. A few hands have been involved over the – ahem – years, but an especially big thanks goes out to Myles English of Stratosphere Digital for resuscitating […]
…is to go for a run down Scott Point Rd while you wait for the sun to poke through the clouds at just the right angle for a few good photos. You get some exercise, fresh air and, if you’re lucky, that glowing light that salutes all the hard work that went into building a […]
As the summer comes to an end, so does building this home for one of the sweetest families we know. It was such an honour to be part of this home making and is a delight to see the sun shine in.
Sam, Elizabeth and several other Coop Preschool parents and alumni have been working to improve the parking lot and the front of the school. We are helping to resurface the parking lot, and put in a new garden, sidewalk, rammed Earth planter (c/o Terra Firma!) and three street trees. Here is Dean helping his dad […]
Another great Earth Day Celebration in the Park! It was great to see so many people contributing and participating to this very grassroots event — seed planting with Bullock Lake Farm, rope making with Wisdom of the Earth, great booths and vendors, enthusiastic performers and all those dedicated yogis doing sun salutations! This year, Elizabeth […]
Isn’t it? We love the location, the way the house fades into the woods and how the natural wood glows from the inside out.
It was a big pleasure to work with the SSI Conservancy staff and volunteers, and our team and subs to build this community facility on Blackburn Lake. The building sits on a disturbed area of the land that was once the golf course and is now the Blackburn Lake Nature Reserve. This facility is the […]
GCB is very, very pleased to add solar photovoltaic design, supply and install to our eco construction portfolio. We’ve have been watching like giddy kids as the availability and effectiveness of solar photovoltaic technology has increased, driving down the cost and shortening the investment period. While the numbers have long penciled-out in sunny places like […]
Some wintery photos we snapped last month at the Salt Spring Island Conservancy’s new office building at gorgeous Blackburn Lake. That day the site was extra bustling with a great team of volunteers applying lifetime stain to all the siding. The Conservancy wisely chose siding and stain that will simply blend into the natural surroundings. […]
Thank you so much to the Chamber of Commerce, the judges, Windsor Plywood and our community for awarding Green City Builders with the 2014 Trades and Construction Award! We feel very fortunate to receive this level of encouragement after just a year and half of business here on Salt Spring. Additional thank yous are due […]